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New EJ4Climate Grant Program Cycle Open for Applications: US$2M Available for Communities’ Climate Resilience

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Montreal, 19 September 2023—The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is excited to announce that the third cycle of the US$2 million Environmental Justice for Climate (EJ4Climate) Grant Program is now open for applications for projects on “Community empowerment strategies to improve resilience to extreme weather events in urban settings,” with up to C$200,000 in grant funding available for recipients.

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Documents related to governance including Council Resolutions, JPAC Advice to Council, Operational Plans & more

Executive Summary

September 19, 2023

Results and Performance from 2005–2010

CEC’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Renewing our trilateral commitment and implementing the new Free Trade Agreement and its supporting Environmental Cooperation Agreement

Operational Plan 2022

This Operational Plan 2022 (OP) presents the work that the CEC will implement this year, which by and large continues work initiated in 2021.